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Haim Avitsur


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HAIM AVITSUR has premiered over 50 works for trombone solo, chamber music, and orchestra. In New York, he has performed at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Noonday Concerts at Trinity Church Wall Street, Mannes College of Music, and the Aaron Copland School of Music. His chamber music appearances include Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully Hall, WQXR, New York’s Classical Radio Station, Bard College, and the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. Mr. Avitsur has presented master classes and workshops at the Aaron Copland School of Music, NY, the Sentor School of Music, Syracuse University, NY, Stanford University, CA, and the Tel-Aviv Music Center, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Highlights from past seasons include a recording with percussionist Glen Velez, a concert with the Israeli Composers of New York at Makor, a recital of music for trombone and electronic sounds at Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel, and a performance at the FLEA Theater in New York City.

In January of 2004 Mr. Avitsur premiered the re-written version of “Elegy for Trombone and String Quartet” by Joan Tower. Mr. Avitsur has a long history of working directly with renowned composers, and is currently collaborating with Christopher Kaufman (CHIRON Performing Arts), Mr. Todd Gabriel (Hurley School of Music, Louisiana) and Igal Myrtenbaum.